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Jan 12, 2013 6:30am PST
. >> these meetings weren't just some photo-op. even the nra attended. after the meetings, it trashed the agenda as an attack on the second amendment. walmart, probably the biggest gun seller, was shamed, i guess, into showing up. retailer originally said executives couldn't attend. they had scheduling difficult s difficulties. ative course of criticism, they changed their mind and did show up with the attorney general. after gaining background earlier this month, gun stocks were under pressure again this week. that's right, investors are worried washington is actually going to do something. let's not forget that at its core selling guns in america is about making money. richard feldman is president of t the, former nra lobbyist. will cain is a cnn contributor. do you think it will be concrete action? i know no one's mind was changed there. but is it the beginning of something different this time? >> well, clearly, the horrific events in newtown were a game changer. what concrete changes in the law are going to be really remains to be seen. as to the firearm industry, which i represented during
Jan 19, 2013 6:30am PST
responsibility to care for them. >> but the national rifle association, the nra, it got personal, too, releasing a new ad invoking the president's children. >> the president's kids more important than yours? then why is he skeptical about putting armed security in our schools when his kids are protected by armed guards at their schools? >> this was fine-tuned for friendly audience. one cable channel, a hunting network. shows that not even the president's family is off limits when it comes to the debate over gun violence. meantime, gun sales and membership in the nra are surging. the group says 250,000 new members have joined since the newtown shooting when calls for tougher gun laws began surfacing. senior vice president of security at wed bush securities analyzes companies in the firearms space. you don't have a dog at this fight. you're looking at the companies and profitability of companies. look, a cnn "time"/orc poll found 50% favor stronger gun laws. what's your read? will the words obama and gun legislation be written in the same words of the history book? >> that is certainly the intenti
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